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Prominent Des Moines Geriatric Psychiatrist to Speak at Mayflower


Prominent Des Moines Geriatric Psychiatrist to Speak at Mayflower


The Mayflower Community will host a public presentation by Dr. Robert Bender, one of Iowa’s leading geriatric psychiatrists, on Wed., Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Carman Center on the Mayflower campus.

Bender’s presentation will address the “Best Approaches in Caring for and Behavior Management of Individuals with Dementia.” Dr. Bender currently practices geriatric psychiatry at Des Moines Geriatric Medicine in West Des Moines and at Broadlawns Medical Center.

Bender’s talk is free and open to the public. The Carman Center is located on the second floor of the Mayflower Community Health Center, 600 Park St. in Grinnell. Attendees should enter the health center from Park St. and take the elevator to the second floor. Refreshments will be available prior to the presentation.

The Mayflower Community is a full-service senior living community, providing numerous residential living options and a full-range of short- and long-term healthcare and memory support services to more than 240 current residents.

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